Miranda Dickinson has always had a head full of stories. From an early age she dreamed of writing a book that would make the heady heights of Kingswinford Library and today she is a bestselling author. She began to write in earnest when a friend gave her The World's Slowest PC, and has subsequently written the bestselling novels Fairytale of New York, Welcome to My World, It Started With a Kiss, When I Fall in Love, Take A Look At Me Now, I'll Take New York and A Parcel for Anna Browne. Miranda lives with her husband Bob and daughter Flo in Dudley.
Miranda Dickinson's new novel Searching for a Silver Lining is a funny, warm and life-affirming story of lost friends, forgotten secrets and second chances. We've got an exclusive extract for you to read right now.
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It's the moment every author dreams of - holding a physicial copy of their book. So we sent Sunday Times bestselling author Miranda Dickinson to the printers so she could watch her seventh novel A Parcel for Anna Browne as it was printed hot off the press! Blogger at ...
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by @wurdsmyth - 2 hours ago
@silverpebble Huge love xx (Also, Instagram is a gorgeous place of loveliness if no actual trees to hand...) xx https://t.co/AayTE1BjHA
@Keris @bookouture Ooh! This is brilliant news, congratulations! xx
by @wurdsmyth - 5 hours ago
@rougeit Wow! What a great photo!
Ooh! I'm NUMBER ONE in the Singer-Songwriter Chart for Dudley on @ReverbNation! Very chuffed with that! 😎 #music… https://t.co/jscH3JXxSO
by @wurdsmyth - 6 hours ago
MirandaDickinsonAuthor - 3 days ago
Hi lovelies, it's a bit scary out there in the world, so I'm going to post some cheery bits here. First up, did you know I wrote a soundtrack EP to accompany my third novel, It Started With a Kiss? The book was based on my best friends in the wedding band I sing with, (The Pinstripes in the book, The Peppermints in real life), so we got together and recorded the songs. Here's the making-of video - enjoy! xx
MirandaDickinsonAuthor - 14 days ago
Lovelies, thank you so much for your lovely comments yesterday! One thing I wanted to address is that I know some of you were disappointed Christmas in St Ives is only available as an ebook. Unfortunately this is outside my control and I'd like to say again that my next full-length book, Somewhere Beyond the Sea, WILL be available as a paperback, too, when it's published on 14th June next year. I'm going to see what I can do about giving away some printed proof versions of Christmas in St Ives for those of you who don't have Kindles or e-readers, so watch this space. Again, I'm so sorry some of you were disappointed and I hope all the goodies I have planned over the coming weeks will go some way to making it up to you xxx
MirandaDickinsonAuthor - 15 days ago
**HERE IT IS!**
I've written a Christmas novella! It's called CHRISTMAS IN ST IVES and it's the most Christmassy, joyous, feel-good story I've ever written. I've been itching to tell you for months so I'm so happy to share it now. It's out on 19th October but you can preorder it right now!
As well as being a fun, festive, romantic, utterly Christmassy story set in the most gorgeous place in Cornwall, it's also a PREQUEL to my next novel, Somewhere Beyond the Sea, so it will introduce you to four of the main characters - Seren, Cerrie, Kieran and Aggie. What's more, the opening chapter of the novel is being included in CHRISTMAS IN ST IVES, so you get to read it eight months early!
Here's the link - and I'd love to know what you think of the cover. Hooray for sparkly stories! xxx
It's TODAY! I'll tell you my exciting, BIG SPARKLY SECRET here at 5pm, lovelies. I can't wait to share it! Woo-hoo! 😍😍😍✨✨✨✨
MirandaDickinsonAuthor - 16 days ago
ONE DAY to go! I'll reveal my BIG, SPARKLY SECRET at 5pm TOMORROW! I'm so excited, lovelies, really hope you'll all like it! 😍😍✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨
My BIG, SPARKLY Secret is out! - 15 days ago
I have been waiting to tell you this for ages – and it’s finally time! Here it is: my big, exciting sparkly secret… IT’S A CHRISTMAS NOVELLA! CHRISTMAS IN ST IVES is published as an ebook on 19th October but you can … Continue reading →
WriteFoxy: A New Spin on Book Terms - 20 days ago
I’ve had enough of beating myself up as a writer. I don’t know about you, but the constant lurching between confidence and doubt is exhausting. I think I’ve conquered it and then, right in the middle of writing a new … Continue reading →
HERE IT IS! My Book 9 NEWS! - 3 months ago
I know it’s been a long wait, but I’m SO very excited to finally bring you the title and details for my ninth novel! The title will be… Ta-daaaaaa! And you can preorder Somewhere Beyond the Sea HERE… As many of you … Continue reading →
Finished! Woo-hoo! - 4 months ago
Just a quick post to let you know that I’ve FINISHED writing the first draft of my new book! Woo-hoo! (In case the word count is confusing, I have a scene after THE END in this document that I’ve now … Continue reading →
Book 9 – latest news from the coalface… - 5 months ago
It’s been quiet on here lately and that has been due to a couple of factors. Firstly, we finally moved house after lots of hard work, decorating, unpacking and late nights. But it’s fabulous to be in at last and … Continue reading →
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